Arts & Culture

Annual Have a HeART for Art exhibition set

The seventh annual Have a HeART for Art competition and exhibition will be at 5:30 p.m. March 6 in Emergent Arts, 341 Whittington Ave. Works will be on display through March 15. The event is free and open to the public.

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New book tells story of Revolutionary War hero John Stark

ALBANY, N.Y. -- His words grace New Hampshire's license plates -- "Live Free or Die" -- yet most people outside New England would be hard-pressed to identify Gen. John Stark, despite his heroics in two 18th century wars, including key roles in some of the American Revolution's most significant battles.

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Earth Angel

Did you know? By recycling just one ton of corrugated cardboard, we save nine cubic yards of landfill space and 46 gallons of oil. Be the Earth Angel of your block and encourage your neighbors to participate, help the elderly to get their recycling to the curb, and take the initiative to start something great. Start recycling today.

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Old made new

Jan Amsberry was chosen as February Artist of the Month by Village Art Club members during a recent meeting. Her colored pencil piece "The Antique Oil Lamp, Pitcher and Sunflower" was designed by colored pencil artist Paula Leopold. Amsberry said in a news release that she has painted since 1997. "My favorites are colored pencil and watercolor. Paula was an excellent instructor. There just aren't enough hours in a day to do all I would love to do," she said. Amsberry's painting will be on display at Coronado Community Center, Hot Springs Village, through mid-March.

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Face-to-face friend refuses to like online interaction

DEAR ABBY: Help! Facebook is killing my social life. I am wondering if anyone else is having this experience. I am a woman whose job requires me to be on the computer eight hours a day. The last thing I want after work is to go online. Before Facebook took over my social circle, this wasn't a problem. But now all my friends and family are on the site and pressuring me to do likewise.

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